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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Berkeley County woman sentenced for drug charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Felicia Johnson, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to three years of probation for a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Johnson, 34, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Hydrochloride.”  Johnson admitted to having cocaine hydrochloride in February 2021 in Berkley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The FBI; U.S. Marshals Service, Homeland Security Investigations; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; The Drug Enforcement Administration; the West Virginia Air National Guard, the Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative (agencies included are the West Virginia State Police, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department, Jefferson County Sherriff’s Department, Ranson Police Department, Charles Town Police Department, and Martinsburg City Police Department); West Virginia State Police; Customs and Border Protection; the Hagerstown Police Department; the National Resources Police Department; FBI-New York Safe Streets Task Force; the New York Police Department; the New Jersey State Police; the Washington County (Maryland) Drug Task Force; the Maryland State Police; the  U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland;  and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Find the original press release here: https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndwv/pr/34-indicted-expansive-drug-trafficking-operation

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 8, 2022